Announcing the latest addition to the Wonder Book Series. Illustrated with maps, charts and photographs, the emphasis is on the ways in which the natural phenomena of snow and ice both aid and disturb mankind. The importance of meteorology in planning flood and avalanche control as well as the preservation of wild life during hard winters in heavy snow territory is well covered. River, sea and road clearance methods are outlined with brief clarity. There is a detailed explanation of how to preserve a snowflake and an index to complete this smoothly written science supplementary book.